Zach Herchen (BM ’07, MM ’09, Saxophone; BM ’06, Recording Arts) was a featured guest artist with his ensemble New Thread Quartet at the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 8 Conference at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts on March 10 and 11. New Thread Quartet presented a master class on contemporary performance practice, a panel discussion on ensemble management, and performed in a recital. Other guest artists of the conference included Ken Radnofsky of New England Conservatory and Ron Blake of the SNL Band.
Tyrone Page (BM ’16, Saxophone, Music Education) was a featured performer in the Thrive Music Series at Jordan Faye Contemporary on September 10. Page performed Not I, but the Wind by Joji Yuasa, Wings by Joan Tower, and Fluorescent Skeleton Reassembled by alumnus James Young (DMA ’14, Composition).
Jarrett Gilgore (BM ’15, Jazz Saxophone) will tour in the Northeast from July 13-24 with a band called Purrer which includes Jon Birkholz (BM ’07, Jazz Piano) on bass, and JHU alum Amanda Glasser (KSAS BA ’11, Cognitive Science) on guitar and vocals. Mr. Gilgore will be playing drums with the group. Visit Mr. Gilgore’s website for the full schedule.
July 13, Philadelphia PA, The Pharmacy
July 14, Brooklyn NY, The Glove
July 15, Portland ME, Bayside Bowl
July 17, Dover NH, Fuzz Hut
July 18, Burlington VT, Radio Bean
July 19, Burlington VT, The Attic (215 College St.)
July 20, Manchester NH, Fuzz Hut
July 21, Providence RI, AS220
July 22, Boston MA, Trixie’s Palace
July 23, Brooklyn NY, Silent Barn (upstairs)
July 24, New Brunswick NJ, afternoon radio appearance on 90.5FM The Night “
An die Musik LIVE will feature Cesar Orozco (GPD ’14, Jazz Piano), solo piano, on Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm. On Monday, May 9 at 7:30 pm, GPD jazz saxophone student Nathan Hook will perform at An die Musik with fellow Peabody Jazz students. On Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm, the venue will host the Peabody Classic Modern Jazz Ensemble led by faculty artist Alex Pope Norris (PC ’90, Trumpet; BM ’90, Music Education). Tickets are available from http://www.instantseats.com/.